what happened? Below is a small sample of local happenings you might want to check out in the near future..
♦ The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council (54 First Ave., Atlantic Highlands) will host an opening reception for the new exhibition. “Long press” Saturday, January 14th, 6-8pm.
The show’s judges noted that “physical bonding can occur between humans, animals, trees and plants, inanimate objects, or combinations thereof,” adding that “literally, figuratively, imaginatively touching/ I chose an image that expresses ‘holding’. Original images created from any photographic process were eligible.
The exhibition will run until February 11th. For more information, visit aharts.org/exhibitions.
♦ New Jersey Jazz Society introduces vocalists. Sarah Partridge Concert Sunday, January 15, 3:00pm, The Madison Community Arts Center at 10 Kings Road in Madison.
Partridge described her program as “a mix of standards and my original compositions, so I think of it as a sort of ‘old and new’ concert.”
Tomoko Ohno on piano, Rick Crane on bass, and Steve Johns on drums.
The opening act was the Brick As Feather Trio, with Sanvit Prem Singal from New Providence on piano, Mad Jupiter from East Windsor on bass, and Luke Tan from Edison on drums. All three are members of the New Jersey Youth Symphony Jazz Orchestra.
Tickets are $10-$15. madisonartsnj.org, 973-615-8799.
♦ Ukrainian National Ballet Theater Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty” will perform on Sunday, January 15 at 6:00 pm at Prudential Hall at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.
The presentation incorporates choreography by Marius Petipa.
Tickets range from $39 to $89. NJPAC is located at 1 Center Street. For more information, visit njpac.org or call 888-696-5722.
♦ Produced by New Jersey Repertory Company “Popcorn Waterfall” a The two-actor comedy with over 20 roles premieres on Friday, January 13 at 8 p.m. and runs through February 12 at the theater at 179 Broadway, Long Branch.
The farce is about a small town in America, where the only one claiming fame, the waterfall that gave it its name, dries up and takes desperate steps. Written by Jim Hindman, co-starring Tom Suhlada.
Show starts at 8pm. Thursday to Friday, Saturday at 3pm and he at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $35-$60. njrep.org, 732-229-3166.
♦ The Old Library Theater will host its 12th annual One-Act Play Festival this weekend at the Fair Lawn Community Center on Fair Lawn 20th St. 10-10.
Selected from over 300 submissions, James C. Ferguson’s “For Whom”, Amy DeLagiarino’s “Most Precious Thing”, FJ Hartland’s “Across a Crowded Room,” “Logical Conspiracy” by Emily Yuko. Walborn and “Hell on Heels is an Understatement” by Cole Vaughan.
Performances are Friday-Saturday, January 13-14, at 8 PM, and Sunday, January 15, at 2 PM. Tickets are $15-20. For more information, visit oldlibrarytheatre.net or call 973-658-4420.
♦ The State Theater New Jersey hosts performances from the West End of London. “Dragon and Phantom Beast,” Sunday, January 15, 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
The Olivier Award-nominated show is the latest show from the creators of Dinosaur World Live. Use dolls to bring “some of the most majestic and terrifying beings to ever walk the earth,” including “huge stone trolls, mythical Indriks and Japanese tapirs, adorable unicorns, and majestic griffins.” blow in.
Tickets range from $19-$54. The theater is located at 15 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick. Visit stnj.org or call 732-246-7469.
Other events taking place over the next seven days are:
jersey city Walk Bye Art Opening and Wildlife Feast, Noon to 2pm, January 14, Canco Park, 47 Dey St. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Morristown manhattan comedy night Adults, 8 PM, January 13, Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $25-$30. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.
Morristown dancing with the stars live, January 19 at 4:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, South Street $100. $79-$149. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.
asbury park “Day of Light” Fundraiser by Joe Grushecky and Houserockers, Willie Nile, Tangiers Blues Band, Adam Ezra, Miss Emily & more, January 13th at 7pm, Stone Pony, 913 Ocean Ave. $27-$32. stoneponyonline.com, 732-502-0600.
Garwood Ben Nichols Jared Hart, January 14, 8pm, Crossroads, 78 North Ave. $27. xxroads.com, 908-232-5666.
Hacketttown Dominic Farinacci Quartet, January 14, 8:00 pm, Centenary University, Sitnik Theatre, Lackland Center, 400 Jefferson St. $25. centenarystageco.org, 908-979-0900.
Morristown doo wop project, January 14, 8:00 PM, Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $29-$59. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.
newark “Sing in praise of the King” Pastor Jamal Harrison Bryant, Founder of the Church of the Empowerment Temple AME in Baltimore, Maryland, will deliver the keynote address and performances by gospel singer Ian Johnson and Pastor John P. Key at the 35th Annual Martin Luther King Day event . Monday, January 16, 7pm, Newark Symphony Hall, 1020 Broad Street Pick up your free ticket at the box office from 12pm-4pm on January 11-13 or 5-7pm on January 16 increase. newarksymphonyhall.org or 973-643-8014.
Princeton Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Opera program by Soprano Pretty Yende on January 14th at 8pm. January 15th at 4pm. Princeton University, Richardson Auditorium, Nassau Street. $15 to $112. princetonsymphony.org, 609-497-0020.
red bank “Bob’s Birthday Bash” Light of Day Winterfest Benefit Concert, January 14, 6:30 PM, Count Basie Center for the Arts, 99 Monmouth St. $59.50-$425.50. thebasie.org, 732-842-9000.
Tuckerton Jet Weston and his Atomic Ranch Hands, January 14, 7:30 p.m., Lizzie Rose Music Room, 217 E. Main St. $20-$25. lizzierosemusic.com, 609-389-0118.
red bank green sky blue grass, January 18, 7:30 pm, Count Basie Center for the Arts, 99 Monmouth St. $25-$59.50. thebasie.org, 732-842-9000.
Westfield “A man who doesn’t care about the seasons” Westfield Community Players Robert Bolt Historical Production, January 14, 8:00 PM, Westfield Community Playhouse, 1000 North Avenue, $25. westfieldcommunityplayers.org, 908-232-1221.
wood bridge “Staten Island! The Musical,” ThisIzzit Productions, January 7, 7:30 PM. 13; also January 14, 2, and 7:30 p.m. January 15, 2:00 p.m., Avnel Performing Arts Center, 150 Avnel Street, Avnel. $30 to $65. avenelarts.com, 732-314-0500.
newark disney on ice, “Into the Magic,” Jan. 13, 7:00 p.m. Also on January 14th at 11am, 3pm and 7pm. January 15th at noon and 4pm. January 16, 1:00 p.m., Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette Street, $20 to $145. prucenter.com, 973-757-6600.
waist orange “Jack and the Beanstalk,” Screening of the 1952 Abbott and Costello comedy at the West Orange Classic Film Festival. Guest speakers are Bob Farmanek, Ron Palumbo, and Jack Theakston. eventbrite.com.
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